A project called Tacoma Town Center will see up to 200,000 sq. ft. of retail space, 600 residential units and at least 50,000 sq. ft. of office space in multiple phases built on a 6.4-acre parcel of land adjoining the southern edge of the UW Tacoma campus.
Vicky Carwein, retiring as Chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, served as Chancellor of UW Tacoma from 1995-2004.
A newly-completed section of the Prairie Line Trail connects the UW Tacoma campus to the Thea Foss Waterway. The next phase will extend the trail from the south side of campus into the Brewery District.
A new study has found that UW Tacoma's program of sending short text-message "nudges" to students increases persistence rates and shortens time to graduation.
UW Tacoma is #3 on a list of Washington colleges that provide the "best return on investment." SmartAsset ranked colleges across the nation.
The City of Tacoma is the focus of the 2017 UW Livable City Year project. The year was kicked off with an event at the Tacoma Paper & Stationery building.
The work of UW Tacoma professor Rich Furman and alumnus Douglas Epps on the dehumanization of immigrants in the U.S. is cited in this story about recent proposals to restrict migration to the U.S.
The Wallace Foundation has chosen Tacoma for a project to infuse social and emotional learning skills into the work of organizations that provide programs to Tacoma elementary school children when they are not in the classroom. UW Tacoma is a partner in the project.
In an op-ed, UW Tacoma alumna Kathryn Mahan, who is a transgender veteran of the U.S. Army, criticizes the proposed ban on transgender individuals serving in U.S. armed forces.